[AI] Issue with spell checker on Microsoft Word

Zujar Shabbir Kanchwala zujarbright at gmail.com
Sun May 5 12:17:11 EDT 2019


I haven't explored such an option yet.

Best Regards,
Zujar...

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On Sun, May 5, 2019, 9:39 PM Mahesh S. Panicker <maheshspanicker at gmail.com>
wrote:

> Thanks a lot Zujar. The Jaws shortcuts are of some help, but I just
> hate what Microsoft has done! Do you if there are any programs like
> classic start menu for Office that can fix this issue. ?
> Best,
>
> On 5/5/19, Zujar Shabbir Kanchwala <zujarbright at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi Mahesh,
> >
> > They have replaced the dialog box based Spell checker with a pane on the
> > right of the Ms Word window. It can be accessed using the F6 function
> key.
> > However, the shortcuts like ALT+G for Ignore All, ALT+L for Change All,
> etc
> > do not function any more. I am currently working using the TAB key though
> > not as convenient as the shortcut keys.
> >
> > You can also try out the JAWS keystroke ALT+SHIFT+L for listing
> identified
> > Spelling errors and the keystroke INSERT+SHIFT+G for listing identified
> > grammatical errors in Ms Word. Note that these keystrokes sometimes take
> > long to produce output in large documents.
> >
> > Some additions to Spell check utility includes options like Read Aloud,
> > Spell out, etc. These options may not be much useful to users of screen
> > reading software however others may find them useful.
> >
> > Best Regards,
> > Zujar.
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: AccessIndia <accessindia-bounces at accessindia.org.in> On Behalf Of
> > Mahesh S. Panicker
> > Sent: 05 May 2019 01:28 PM
> > To: accessindia at accessindia.org.in
> > Subject: [AI] Issue with spell checker on Microsoft Word
> >
> > Dear all,
> > I am facing an issue with Microsoft word, Office 365 2016. As Word got
> > updated, I can't access the old style spell checker. Instead, the newly
> > introduced editer comes up on pressing F7. It is hard to navigate with
> Jaws
> > or NVDA, and the shortcut keys don't work consistently. Ander all these
> > years of using the earlier system, I am finding the new thing from
> > Microsoft
> > rather distasteful. Anyways I can get back the old style spell checker
> that
> > is accessible with screen readers?
> > Thanks in advance,
> >
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